The Restricted Island of North Sentinel Island- Keep Out!

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North Sentinel Island is an island that nobody can go to because there is an isolated tribe in the Bay of Bengal and they will try to kill anyone who comes close to the island. Nobody knows how many people are actually on the island, they say there can be anywhere between 50 and 400 people in the tribe on the island. They are known as  Sentinelese and reject any interaction with the outside world. In 2006 there were two fishermen fishing for crabs and got too close to the island and unfortunately they were killed by the tribe because they fell asleep on the boat and the boat floated to the island. The tribe that lives on the island face the threat of infectious disease, the members of the tribe have no immunity. The Indian government has declared the entire island and its surrounding extending three miles from the island to be an exclusion zone.